Wednesday 19 April 2023

11 international orchestras, five hall debuts: the 2023/24 Zurich International Orchestra Series at Cadogan Hall

2023/24 season of the Zurich International Orchestra Series at Cadogan Hall

The 2023/24 season of the Zurich International Orchestra Series at Cadogan Hall features eleven international orchestras with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, China Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra, Arcangelo Ensemble, Strasbourg Philharmonic and Orchestre de l’Entente Cordial making their hall debuts.

The National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine under conductor Volodymyr Sirenko is making its first UK tour in 20 years with a programme including Symphony No. 2 by Ukrainian composer Borys Lyatoshynsky (1895-1968). Alpesh Chauhan will conduct the Symphony Orchestra of India in the UK premiere of Zakir Hussain’s Triple Concerto for tabla and orchestra with the composer as soloist alongside Rakesh Chauraisa and Niladri Kumar. The China Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra, conductor Daye Lin, will be presenting excerpts from Tan Dun’s score for the film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon with cellist Jiapeng Nie. 

A new orchestra of young British and French musicians, L'Orchestre de l’Entente Cordiale, marks the 120th anniversary of the Entente Cordiale treaty between France and the UK, with the orchestra's debut, conducted by Jan Latham-Koenig in music by Elgar, Debussy, Satie & Poulenc.

The season is brought to a close in June 2024 with another cross-channel collaboration. The Flanders Symphony Orchestra, conductor Kristiina Poska, is joined by the Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus for Mozart's Requiem.

Full details from the Cadogan Hall website

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